Wei-Shen joined WatersTechnology in June 2016, becoming the publication’s first full-time Asia-based reporter. Based out of Hong Kong, she writes for both Waters and Inside Data Management magazines, as well as the four subsites of WatersTechnology.com—Sell-Side Technology, Buy-Side Technology, Inside Reference Data and Inside Market Data. Prior to joining WatersTechnology, she was a journalist at Star Media Group in Malaysia. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.
The bank’s client segmentation offering creates more targeted post-trade offerings, while its prediction engine can help reduce settlement failures.
Wei-Shen and Tony talk about WatersTech’s three biggest stories of the week.
Increasingly, exchanges are trying to get closer to their customers, in a bid to better understand how they use market data. This move may come at the expense of data vendors that are being gradually squeezed out of the exchange-client relationship.
As efforts continue to shorten the settlement cycle for US securities to T+1, market participants in Asia worry about the potential implications.
Wei-Shen and Tony discuss the trade-offs between privacy and remote working and some of the concerns app interoperability could bring about.
Wei-Shen and Tony once again talk about mental health at the workplace and how firms should encourage their staff.
HKEx is looking to leverage smart contracts for its Synapse platform. Sell-side participants are generally positive as to the reasoning behind the build, but observers warn the ambitious project still has challenges to overcome.
The asset management arm of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China is enhancing its NLP models to solve complex, non-linear challenges such as overfitting.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Elizabeth Pritchard (pictured), who joins Bitvore as CEO.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
On this episode of the Wavelength Podcast, Wei-Shen brings on Annie Wu, who works on all of WatersTechnology’s events, to chat about the challenges of running a virtual event.
The deal signals a transformative move for Broadridge into the front-office space to help clients simplify their front-to-back technology stack. But some industry observers are skeptical about how it will achieve this.
On this episode of the Wavelength Podcast, Wei-Shen and Tony discuss their backup data habits.
PineBridge Investments uses economic and time-series data analytics provider Macrobond Financial to better its economics research, which supports its portfolio managers and the firm’s overall investment thesis.
A look at some of the key “people moves” from this week, including Dave Conner (pictured), who joins BestEx Research as managing director of client services.